SQE podcast: SQE 1 with Julie Brannan, director of education and training at the SRA

In the third episode of our Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) podcast series, we welcomed Julie Brannan, director of education and training at the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Listen to an in-depth discussion of the SQE’s latest developments, with a particular focus on the results and analysis from the recent SQE 1 pilot.

Julie Brannan and Alan East

Julie Brannan (left) caught up with Alan East about the SQE 1 pilot

Speakers

  • Julie Brannan

Julie is the director of education and training at the Solicitors Regulation Authority and has over 20 years’ experience in legal education and regulation.

  • Alan East

Alan is chair of the Education and Training Committee and a Law Society Council member. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and assistant professor at Coventry University.

Alan is an innovator in legal education researching the use of technology such as robots and mobile remote telepresence devices. Alan started his legal career as a defence duty solicitor and senior Crown prosecutor.

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